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Community Enrichment  

Expand your mind by learning, enriching, and discovering your personal interests and leisure activities through our fun Community Enrichment classes! These courses are varied, affordable and located throughout the Great Falls community.

All classes are 'graded' as complete/incomplete at the discretion of the instructor based on the student's attendance and participation.

 

1969 - What were YOU doing 50 years ago? $19.00
Instructor: Darryl Stevens Section: F1952
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Date(s):
11/5/2019 - 11/5/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B139
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Artistic Plasma Cutting $164.00
Instructor: Doug Zander, Jason Garneau Section: F1913
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Additional Information: Class meets 12-4 pm on Sunday, 9/22.
Date(s):
9/21/2019 - 9/22/2019
Times:
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Su Sa
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, T318 - Welding Shop
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Course Outline:
  • Draw several designs and sketches
  • Transfer sketches and drawings to sheet of metal
  • Cut out drawings with plasma torch
  • Grind both sides so the pieces are smooth and free of any dross or debris
  • Light torch and set proper flame to patina the pieces to students liking
  • Spray the pieces with a clear coat to keep it from rusting
 

Basic Essential Oilology $22.00
Instructor: Joan Redeen Section: F1902
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
9/24/2019 - 9/24/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
Course Materials/Supplies: 
Course Outline: N/A
 

Basic Essential Oilology $22.00
Instructor: Joan Redeen Section: F1907
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/21/2019 - 11/21/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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Blacksmithing: Basics & Beyond $159.00
Instructor: John Stuker Section: F1903
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
12/7/2019 - 12/8/2019
Times:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Su Sa
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, T318 - Welding Shop
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Computer Basics for Beginners $29.00
Instructor: Denise Jackson Section: F1908
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/1/2019 - 10/2/2019
Times:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu W
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B126
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Cooking Outdoors with Cast Iron $59.00
Instructor: Cowgirl Up Catering Section: F1905
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Additional Information: Plan to meet in the culinary lab (room 126) at Paris Gibson Education Center. We will start there and then move outside to the fire pit.
Date(s):
9/30/2019 - 9/30/2019
Times:
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2400 Central Ave Great Falls, MT 59401, PGEC 126
Course Materials/Supplies: 
Course Outline: Cast iron selection, seasoning & care presentation (indoors) and cooking with fire demonstration (outdoors).
 

Creative Welding $159.00
Instructor: Joel Sims Section: F1918
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019
Times:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Su Sa
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, T318 - Welding Shop
Course Materials/Supplies: 
Course Outline: Day one.
8:00am- welcome and safety in the shop.
8:30 am – Cutting material oxy fuel torches & plasma
9:00 am – Cut material in shop
9:30 am – Tin can art
10:00 am- cut out roses
10:30 am – base plate rough edge
12:00 pm – lunch
12:45 PM –Discussion on tools & bending
1:30 pm – construct rose.
4:30 pm clean up.

Day Two
8:00 am follow up on Saturday
9:00 construct project of choice.
 

Dating/Relationship Rules 101 $19.00
Instructor: Charnell Smith-Akpassa Section: F1954
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/19/2019 - 10/19/2019
Times:
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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Dating/Relationship Rules 101 $19.00
Instructor: Charnell Smith-Akpassa Section: F1957
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/23/2019 - 10/23/2019
Times:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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Dating/Relationship Rules 101 $19.00
Instructor: Charnell Smith-Akpassa Section: F1955
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/2/2019 - 11/2/2019
Times:
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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Dating/Relationship Rules 101 $19.00
Instructor: Charnell Smith-Akpassa Section: F1958
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/20/2019 - 11/20/2019
Times:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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Discover the Great Falls Area Mountain Ranges $19.00
Instructor: Tom Kotynski Section: F1912
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/12/2019 - 11/12/2019
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B139
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Essential Oils - Essential for Your Immunity $24.00
Instructor: Joan Redeen Section: F1910
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/22/2019 - 10/22/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
Course Materials/Supplies: 
Course Outline: N/A
 

Essential Oils - Essential for Your Immunity $24.00
Instructor: Joan Redeen Section: F1911
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
12/5/2019 - 12/5/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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Essentrics $99.00
Instructor: Lynn Yahraus Section: F1946
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Additional Information: Class will not meet 11/11. Bring yoga mat!
Date(s):
9/16/2019 - 12/16/2019
Times:
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
13
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
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Glacier Park - History from Two Perspectives $19.00
Instructor: Darryl Stevens Section: F1951
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/8/2019 - 10/8/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B138
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Google Map Magic $39.00
Instructor: Kathryn Kotynski Section: F1916
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/21/2019 - 10/21/2019
Times:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B124
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Instant Pot from Around the World $94.00
Instructor: Alissa Kline Section: F1967
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/4/2019 - 11/25/2019
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
3
       
Location/Room:
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Intro to Turkish Cuisine: Desserts  Class is full. Please contact our office for more information (406) 268-3734.          
Instructor: Sevgi Norman
Location/Room: 2400 Central Ave Great Falls, MT 59401, PGEC 126
Date(s):
11/8/2019 - 11/8/2019
 
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Intro to Turkish Cuisine: Desserts $49.00
Instructor: Sevgi Norman Section: F1973
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/20/2019 - 11/20/2019
Times:
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2400 Central Ave Great Falls, MT 59401, PGEC 126
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Intro to Turkish Cuisine: Main Course  Class is full. Please contact our office for more information (406) 268-3734.          
Instructor: Sevgi Norman
Location/Room: 2400 Central Ave Great Falls, MT 59401, PGEC 126
Date(s):
12/6/2019 - 12/6/2019
 
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Intro to Turkish Cuisine: Main Course $49.00
Instructor: Sevgi Norman Section: F1975
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
12/13/2019 - 12/13/2019
Times:
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
F
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2400 Central Ave Great Falls, MT 59401, PGEC 126
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Intro to Turkish Cuisine: Mediterranean Soups $49.00
Instructor: Sevgi Norman Section: F1976
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/11/2019 - 10/11/2019
Times:
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
F
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2400 Central Ave Great Falls, MT 59401, PGEC 126
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Intro to Turkish Cuisine: Mediterranean Soups $49.00
Instructor: Sevgi Norman Section: F1977
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/25/2019 - 10/25/2019
Times:
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
F
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2400 Central Ave Great Falls, MT 59401, PGEC 126
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Intro to Turkish Cuisine: Stuffed Pastries (Borek) $49.00
Instructor: Sevgi Norman Section: F1969
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
9/20/2019 - 9/20/2019
Times:
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
F
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2400 Central Ave Great Falls, MT 59401, PGEC 126
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Introduction to Google Drive $19.00
Instructor: Heidi Gibson Section: F1917
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
9/23/2019 - 9/23/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B124
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Introduction to Reiki $19.00
Instructor: Wendy Masterson Section: F1919
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
9/28/2019 - 9/28/2019
Times:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 1720 10th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, The Motion Space
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Intuition - Develop & Strengthen $19.00
Instructor: Devorah Werner Section: F1920
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019
Times:
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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iPhone Basics for Apple Users  Class is full. Please contact our office for more information (406) 268-3734.          
Instructor: Denise Jackson
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B138
Date(s):
9/17/2019 - 9/18/2019
 
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Keep It Safe: How to Navigate in a Digital World $29.00
Instructor: Kathryn Kotynski Section: F1922
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/22/2019 - 10/22/2019
Times:
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B124
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Kitchen Gadgets 101 $39.00
Instructor: Heidi Gibson Section: F1904
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/24/2019 - 10/24/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2400 Central Ave Great Falls, MT 59401, PGEC 126
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Life Coaching - Help Yourself with Simple Techniques $19.00
Instructor: Devorah Werner Section: F1923
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
9/25/2019 - 9/25/2019
Times:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, A124
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Mindset for Entrepreneurs $19.00
Instructor: Devorah Werner Section: F1924
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/9/2019 - 11/9/2019
Times:
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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Painting Nature in Pastels $154.00
Instructor: Brenda Wolf Section: F1925
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
9/17/2019 - 10/15/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
5
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G117
Course Materials/Supplies: 
Course Outline:
  • Using soft pastels to begin to understand the medium.
  • Creating a large scale composition
  • Using Color to form shape and depth and value
  • Let your imagination go crazy to create a unique design using nature as your spring board.
 

Tai Chi $49.00
Instructor: Kristina (Kia) Hanning Section: F1945
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Additional Information: Class will meet in R173 on 10/7, 10/14, 10/28, and 11/18. Class will not meet on 11/11.
Date(s):
9/23/2019 - 12/16/2019
Times:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
12
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, Heritage Hall
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The Art of Drawing $154.00
Instructor: Brenda Wolf Section: F1914
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/22/2019 - 11/19/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
5
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G117
Course Materials/Supplies: 
Course Outline: N/A
 

The Art of Falling $19.00
Instructor: Wendy Masterson Section: F1932
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
9/27/2019 - 9/27/2019
Times:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Day(s) of Week:
F
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 1720 10th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, The Motion Space
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The Art of Falling $19.00
Instructor: Wendy Masterson Section: F1933
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/1/2019 - 11/1/2019
Times:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
F
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 1720 10th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, 
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The Good Wood Guys: "Upcycled Wood" Holiday Tree Project $49.00
Instructor: Susan Crocker Section: F1971
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
12/2/2019 - 12/2/2019
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room:
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The Good Wood Guys: "Woody the Snowman" Project  Class is full. Please contact our office for more information (406) 268-3734.          
Instructor: Susan Crocker
Location/Room:
Date(s):
11/18/2019 - 11/18/2019
 
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Windows 10 Basics $49.00
Instructor: Kathryn Kotynski Section: F1947
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/12/2019 - 11/14/2019
Times:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu Th
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B124
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Woodcarving $104.00
Instructor: Ron Crowder Section: F1937
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Additional Information: Please note that the dates for this class have been changed!
Date(s):
9/16/2019 - 10/21/2019
Times:
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
6
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B146
Course Materials/Supplies: 
Course Outline:
  • Safety
  • Protective gear care and use
  • Hand tools
  • The proper and safe cuts to use
  • Finishing the carving
  • Clean up
  • Paint choices
  • Sealing and waxing
  • Mounting choices
  • Hanging
  • Bases
  • All the items in this outline will be fully covered at least once, and some items many times, during the time allotted for this class.
 

Wool Spinning Demonstration Workshop $44.00
Instructor: Denise Jackson Section: F1909
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/12/2019 - 10/12/2019
Times:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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Yoga Journaling $39.00
Instructor: Brie Menut Section: F1940
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/5/2019 - 10/5/2019
Times:
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
Course Materials/Supplies: 
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Yoga Journaling $39.00
Instructor: Brie Menut Section: F1939
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/6/2019 - 11/20/2019
Times:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
3
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
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You Have Your Essential Oils, Now What? $24.00
Instructor: Joan Redeen Section: F1944
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
11/5/2019 - 11/5/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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Dr. Lai's Tai Chi Club  Class already in session... Please contact our office for more information. (406) 268-3734.                     
Instructor: Richard Lai
 
Date(s):
9/4/2019 - 12/18/2019
 
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, Heritage Hall
 

Great Falls College Community Choir  Class already in session... Please contact our office for more information. (406) 268-3734.                     
Instructor: Cynthia Stevens
 
Date(s):
8/29/2019 - 12/19/2019
 
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B101
 

Lunchtime Yoga  Class already in session... Please contact our office for more information. (406) 268-3734.                     
Instructor: Drew Johnson
 
Date(s):
9/6/2019 - 11/22/2019
 
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
 

Tai Chi  Class already in session... Please contact our office for more information. (406) 268-3734.                     
Instructor: Kristina (Kia) Hanning
 
Date(s):
6/3/2019 - 9/16/2019
 
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, Heritage Hall
 

Yoga  Class already in session... Please contact our office for more information. (406) 268-3734.                     
Instructor: Drew Johnson
 
Date(s):
9/4/2019 - 12/4/2019
 
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
 

Yoga  Class already in session... Please contact our office for more information. (406) 268-3734.                     
Instructor: Drew Johnson
 
Date(s):
9/9/2019 - 12/2/2019
 
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
 

Yoga  Class already in session... Please contact our office for more information. (406) 268-3734.                     
Instructor: Debra Burns
 
Date(s):
9/10/2019 - 12/17/2019
 
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
 

Yoga  Class already in session... Please contact our office for more information. (406) 268-3734.                     
Instructor: Debra Burns
 
Date(s):
9/12/2019 - 12/19/2019
 
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121
 

Yoga Special - 2 classes for $160  Class already in session... Please contact our office for more information. (406) 268-3734.                     
Instructor:
 
Date(s):
9/4/2019 - 12/19/2019
 
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G121